Fort Scott National Historic Site closed for Martin Luther King Day

Fort Scott National Historic Site News Release
Release Date: January 16, 2014

Contact: Kelley Collins, Kelley_collins@nps.gov, (620) 223-0310
Fort Scott NHS
PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701

(620) 223-0310



Fort Scott National Historic Site Announces Holiday Hours

Fort Scott National Historic Site will be closed Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, 2014. Visitors may enjoy the fort grounds during daylight hours, but the buildings and visitor center will not be open.

Administered by the National Park Service, Fort Scott National Historic Site commemorates Fort Scott’s role in the opening of the West, Bleeding Kansas, and the Civil War. Normal operating hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no charge to enter the park. For further information call (620) 223-0310 or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/fosc.

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.

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